UncategorizedMay 3, 2004

Harnessing E-Government: A Primer on Citizen Habits

The major portals of Web traffic played a late, mild, yet remarkably sophisticated role in the proceedings. Some 22% of Internet users searched the Internet for campaign news during the 2002 mid-term election, but they were somewhat less successfu…

UncategorizedDecember 29, 2002

Counting on the Internet: Most find the information they seek, expect

Americans expect to find what they are looking for online in news, health care, government information, and shopping.

UncategorizedSeptember 5, 2002

One year later: September 11 and the Internet

This report contains the first scholarly studies built around analysis of hundreds of Web sites that have been cached in the September 11 Web Archives, and makes clear that no event in the Web era has so dominated so many Web sites in such a short, intense period of time.

UncategorizedApril 3, 2002

The Rise of the E-Citizen: How People Use Government Agencies’ Web Sites

Sixty-eight million Americans have used the Web sites of government agencies, a figure up from 40 million such users two years ago. They exploit their new access to government in wide-ranging ways, finding information to further their civic, professi…

UncategorizedFebruary 12, 2002

The Rise of the E-Citizen

Covers our basic findings related to how people use government Web sites.

UncategorizedNovember 19, 2001

Exposed Online: The federal health privacy regulation and Internet user impacts

This report is intended to give a general overview of how the federal health privacy regulation (“HIPAA”) may or may not apply to health Web sites.

UncategorizedMay 8, 2001

Testimony of Lee Rainie to the Subcommittee on Commerce, Trade, and Consumer Protection of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce

At the most fundamental level, Americans would like the presumption of privacy when they are online, and they would like to be in control of when pieces of their identity are given out.